Roll Up Your Sleeves: Management of TBI-related SequelaeKim Gorgens, Ph.D.
This session will provide compelling management strategies for the most common consequences of brain injury. The strategies are informed by 20 years of work with thousands of clients and hundreds of providers and paraprofessionals. This is the perfect talk for anyone frustrated with a client or the system.
Act 48, ASHA, Psych
Special Education Teachers; Teachers/other professionals who work with students who have sustained a traumatic brain injury; General Education Teachers; Assistive Technology Specialists; Occupational Therapists; Physical Therapists; School Counselors; School Psychologists; Paraprofessionals
Speaker Bio: Dr. Kim Gorgens
is a Clinical Professor in the Graduate School of Professional Psychology at the University of Denver. She teaches graduate coursework in Psychophysiology, Clinical Neuropsychology, and Psychology of Criminal Behavior, and she manages a large portfolio of TBI-related research (funded and otherwise). She publishes and lectures extensively on those issues to professional audiences and is committed to community and media outreach as well. Her work has been featured in Newsweek, USnews, and on NPR and CNN with Anderson Cooper, and she has two TED talks on youth sports concussion and brain injuries in criminal justice.